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ERIC Number: ED003590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jan-23
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
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PROGRAMING A TEACHING MACHINE COURSE IN THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING.
DAY, WILLARD F.
SKINNER'S VIEWS ON THE NATURE OF THINKING WERE DESCRIBED IN NONTECHNICAL LANGUAGE. THIS LAYMAN'S INTRODUCTION TO SKINNER'S POSITION ON THE NATURE OF THINKING WAS INTENDED FOR USE BY PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS AND PRACTICING SCHOOL TEACHERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MACHINE PROGRAM TO TEACH COLLEGE STUDENTS THE BEHAVIORS INVOLVED IN THINKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING. A TEACHING MACHINE COURSE WAS NOT DEVELOPED. TECHNICAL NOTES WERE PROVIDED WHICH PRESENTED--(1) RATIONALE BEHIND THE WORKING DEFINITION OF THINKING, (2) SPECIFICATION OF BEHAVIORS TO BE PROGRAMED, AND (3) GUIDELINES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE TEACHING PROGRAM. REPRESENTATIVE FRAMES WERE ALSO PROVIDED FOR A PORTION OF THE TEACHING PROGRAM WHICH WAS PREPARED BY AN EXPERIMENTAL CLASS. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ., Reno.
Identifiers: NEVADA; Nevada (Reno); Skinner (B F)